NASAs Ames Research Center hosted a mega Yuris Night celebration on April 9 and April 10, 2010.
On Friday, an estimated 6,000 students from all over the Bay Area gathered for Education Day. Students between grades 4-12 engaged in hands-on learning activities that included interactive exhibits, workshops and presentations by leading scientists, engineers and technology experts.
On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 space enthusiasts came to celebrate Yuris Night at NASA Ames. The celebration one of the largest of 210 held around the world had more than 120 exhibits, a 40-foot futuristic rocket ship, an air show and top music acts, including Common and N.E.R.D.
For more information about NASA Ames, please visit www.nasa.gov/ames